(FY) 2017 Upward Bound (UB) and Upward Bound Math/Science (UBMS) Programs

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) is in the process of recruiting peer reviewers to evaluate grant applications submitted for the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Upward Bound (UB) and Upward Bound Math/Science (UBMS) Programs. The peer review process will be held during five in-person sessions. Each session will consist of a two-week hybrid approach (first week electronically at home) and the second week (mandatory travel) held in the Washington, D.C. area. Please note reviewer expectations for each session listed below.

Please review the reviewer recruitment letter for additional information regarding the peer review process and complete the three step process below.

2016 UB_UBMS Request for Peer Reviewers

For additional information on the UB Program, please go to http://www2.ed.gov/programs/trioupbound/index.html. For additional information on the UBMS program please go to: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/triomathsci/index.html.

Step 1 of 3: Reader Recruitment

If you are interested in participating as a field reader for the FY 2017 UB or UBMS grant competitions please complete the form below and reviewer prerequisites to create a reader profile.

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Please select any and all reviews you would be eligible to participate in. Please note that in-person paneling is required for ALL sessions. Please do not select a review if you are unable to travel to Washington, DC during the paneling week listed and stay for the duration of the in-person review. If you are unable to participate and attend any of the three listed reviews, please check "not available."

Upward Bound (Sessions 1- 4)

  • Electronic review: December 8-9, 2016
  • Paneling in DC: December 12 - 16, 2016
  • Electronic review: January 23 - 27, 2017
  • Paneling in DC: January 30 – February 3, 2017
  • Electronic review: February 6 - 10, 2017
  • Paneling in DC: February 13 - 17, 2017
  • Electronic review: February 21 – 24, 2017
  • Paneling in DC: February 27 – March 3, 2017

Upward Bound Math Science

  • Electronic review: April 17 - 21, 2017
  • Paneling in DC: April 24 – April 28, 2017
Next - Step 2 of 3: Role and Level of Commitment of Peer Reviewers